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Palliative Care Education

The Palliative Care Education Team aims to provide an in-service and community based programme that offers educational opportunities to all health professionals in Southland and the Wakatipu basin across specialist and general providers and the wider community.

The education provided aims to be holistic, accessible and relevant to current practice. 

2022 Education Programme dates:  

February

15  Companioning the Dying – Invercargill, 9.30am-4pm

17  Syringe Driver Practical –  Invercargill, 11am-12pm

24   Syringe Driver Practical –  Gore, tbc

March

10   Rotational education session: Respiratory – Invercargill, 10am-11.30am

17   Syringe Driver Practical –  Invercargill, 11am-12pm

April

21   Syringe Driver Practical –  Invercargill, 11am-12pm

28   Syringe Driver Practical –  Queenstown Lakes Hospital, ttbc

May

12   Rotational education session: Gastrointestinal System – Invercargill, 10am-11.30am

19   Syringe Driver Practical –  Invercargill, 11am-12pm

June

16   Syringe Driver Practical –  Invercargill, 11am-12pm

July

14   Rotational education session: Pain – Invercargill, 10am-11.30am

21   Syringe Driver Practical – Invercargill, 11am-12pm

August

18   Syringe Driver Practical –  Invercargill, 11am-12pm

25   Fundamentals of Palliative Care Workshop Module 1 – Invercargill, 9.30am-12.30pm. Register here.

25   Syringe Driver Practical –  Queenstown Lakes Hospital, ttbc

September

15   Syringe Driver Practical –  Invercargill, 11am-12pm

16   Syringe Driver Practical –  Gore, ttbc

29    Fundamentals of Palliative Care Workshop Module 2 – Invercargill, 9.30am-12.30pm. Register here.

October

20   Syringe Driver Practical — Invercargill, 11am-12pm

27   Fundamentals of Palliative Care Workshop Module 3 – Invercargill, 9.30am-12.30pm. Register here.

November

11   Cultivation and Sustaining Compassion – Invercargill, 9am-3pm

17   Syringe Driver Practical — Invercargill, 11am-12pm

24    Rotational education session: Psychosocial/spirituality – Invercargill, 10am-11.30am

 

You may download the Education booklet 2022 in pdf format here to print for details on all programme training sessions. 

If you would like to register for any of the programmes please download the Registration form here, fill in and email back to education@hospicesouthland.org.nz or post to Hospice Southland, PO Box 7020, Invercargill 9844.